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How to Organise and Upgrade Your Closet Without Going Heavy on Your Pocket

Styles change. Bodies change. Your favourite dress has been through the wash so many times the colour faded and the holes can no longer be hidden or repaired. Blouses are missing buttons and a bit too tight. Even the at-home comfort wear needs an upgrade every now and again. It can be embarrassing for the unexpected visitor to see the big stain down your sweatshirt. It doesn’t have to be like that. 

Upgrading and organising your wardrobe can seem a daunting task, but it doesn’t need to be. 

Ditch First 

Set aside a quiet afternoon and go through your clothes. Don’t stop there; accessories and shoes also need replacing. 

Anything old and torn can be binned or repurposed; this includes the old sunglasses and bags. What doesn’t fit also needs to go. Sorry, but you won’t fit back into those jeans you last wore twenty years ago. 

Fashion trends can be a bit odd. What was fashionable for all of five minutes in 2015 is just plain hideous now. You are never going to wear that again. You’re embarrassed, even thinking about leaving the house in something so awful. Don’t hang onto your mistake. 

Throw old and unwanted items onto the floor. Separate piles for donating, bin and repurpose. 

Take Stock

With the old and unwanted items bagged and disposed of in one form or another, you can see what you have and don’t have with more ease. All closets need some essential staple items. Shoes, both flats and heels as well as trainers, sandals and boots. Winter and spring coats. At least one dress for every occasion. These are just one of the few items that may have been thrown out. 

Fire Up the Computer

Or tablet. Or smartphone. Shop from the comfort of your bedroom. It is easier than remembering what you need and less tacky than dragging a list through a clothing store. Doing it in front of your half-empty closet helps you make wise and fashionable choices without any pressure. 

Save Money

Not only is shopping online more accessible, but it is cheaper. Hush Style has a range of women’s clothing and accessories heavily discounted. Don’t let the price fool you. The latest fashions can come cheap when they’re found online. Shopping online eliminates the pesky salesperson following you around with a sales pitch. There’s nothing worse than getting home and taking the tags off to realise you purchased something you really didn’t want or need. It’ll be like another one of those hideous fashion mistakes you just threw away. 

The closet clear-out can be a daunting task. Followed up with shopping, it is easy to come up with excuses to put it off. There’s a need to stay on-trend. The confidence that comes with the latest fashions can impact every area of your life. Cut the stress and expense of a wardrobe upgrade with online shopping. Don’t let the thought of sorting through things and shopping put you off.

5 Accessories You Need In Your Wardrobe

When it comes to putting together your everyday outfits, the right accessories are a must for achieving an effortlessly stylish and personal look. While you may have a wardrobe full of accessories that will come and go out of fashion, these 5 accessories are timeless pieces that you will be able to style season after season. These accessories are designed to go with multiple outfits and become your go-to pieces whether you’re in jeans and a t-shirt or dressing up for a date. You may already own some of these classic pieces so achieving that perfect selection in your wardrobe can be totally achievable! 

1. The Perfect Black Handbag

A simple black handbag is the key to creating your perfectly polished look. It’s the one item we can never leave the house without, which holds all our everyday essentials. A good quality leather bag is always worth investing in since it’s something you are guaranteed to use and love for years to come. The perfect black handbag will pair effortlessly with every ensemble. When you are choosing your handbag, make sure you go for both style and practicality. You want it to fit in all your everyday essentials. So whether you carry around the bare minimum of your keys, wallet and phone or prefer to pack your laptop, books and make-up, the size of your handbag has to fit all your everyday necessities. A classic black shoulder bag is an elegant choice that will suit every outfit in your wardrobe season after season so you can style this handbag for years to come.

2. A Stylish Pair of Flat Shoes

Everyone needs that perfect pair of flat shoes to dress up casual, everyday outfits. Luckily, we no longer need to juggle style and comfort – we can have them both! Whether you prefer loafers, ballet style slip-ons or sandals, make sure to find a quality pair that can be worn for all occasions. It’s important to find a pair that will go with at least three of your regular outfits. Shoes with metal wear or added details can give your outfit a sophisticated finish. Think metal chain detailing on your leather mules or cute buckled straps on your pumps. 

3. Flattering Sunglasses

While having a wide array of sunglasses is a great way to play around with your style. It’s also important to have that one go-to pair that sits in your handbag to pull out whenever needed. The best colour option to complement every outfit is either black or tortoiseshell. It’s best to choose a classic and flattering shape for your face rather than the latest trend. For a heart-shaped face, a pair of cat-eye sunglasses or classic aviators will accentuate your best features. For round faces, go for a square or rectangle shape similar to wayfarers and avoid round sunglasses. If you have a square face with prominent cheekbones and a strong jawline, go for statement sunglasses in a cat-eye, aviator or round shape. Finally, if you have an oval face, you’ve hit the jackpot since you can look incredible in all sunglasses and larger frames will look especially chic on you.

4. A Classic Belt

Never underestimate the power of a classic black belt with a gold buckle to pull your look together. Perfect for every season, not only is a belt practical to hold your vintage jeans in place, it will also add will add shape to your oversized knitwear and structure to your favourite blazer. Belts will look chic whether they are from a designer store or the high street, so this is a piece you can opt to splurge or save on. Go for a medium size that will fit perfectly through your belt-loops and find a length that’s right for you.

5. Everyday Jewellery

An outfit is never complete without a few versatile pieces of jewellery, the right pieces will add the perfect finishing touch to your outfit whether you are dressing up a basic t-shirt and jeans or want to transform your date night outfit. The jewellery trends seen this season are thick hoop earrings; a stack of delicate bracelets and a few coin necklaces layered up. If you want to an extra playful look for summer, try adding a delicate gold anklet for a bohemian touch. Although you should wear the metal you love most, when choosing your jewellery there is a way of telling which colour will suit you best; If you have a warmer complexion, gold will make you glow, whereas silver or white gold will look great on cool toned skin. Mixing and matching silver, gold and rose gold jewellery will give you a gorgeous bohemian look, perfect for the summer months.

How many can you tick off your list? Having these five simple items in your wardrobe will definitely make getting ready each morning infinitely easier and give you a naturally stylish look that you can pull together with little effort.

The Ultimate Summer Fashion Guide for 2020

2020 has been one crazy year clouded by doom and gloom. We all would have reversed our calendars if we could, but unfortunately, we need to adjust ourselves to the new lifestyle in the post-covid19 world. The new lifestyle is all about minimalism and basics and that is what the 2020 summer fashion is primarily going to be about. 

 One of the best things about fashion is that it keeps you going. If you are feeling low and need a mood uplift, wearing a bright red lipstick or dying your hair neon can alone do wonders. Under such circumstances, dressing up and feeling good about yourself is the best gift that you can give to yourself to maintain sanity. Here is a quick round-up of what will rule the summer fashion circuit in 2020. 

Cotton All the Way

 If there is one thing that 2020 taught us, it is to the ability to manage with the basics and still being able to pull it off. Besides that, thanks to global warming, the summers are getting way too harsh to be able to wear anything other than cotton. That is especially true if you are residing in hot and humid climates. Light-colored breathable cotton tops can still make you feel like a Diva. A crisp white button-down cotton shirt should be a staple garment in everyone’s closet. Besides button-downs, cold shoulders, off-shoulders, crop tops, and other gazillion cuts can be tried on with trendy bottom assortments for a classy ensemble. 

Bottoms

Jeans are still not going anywhere. Therefore, you still do not have to spend your precious cash on new bottoms if you are still fitting in your existing pair of jeans. When picking jeans, go for cuts that are more breathable and comfy. Save those jeggings for winters. Besides the evergreen jeans, Skirts are going to be a huge hit this season. Flared cuts, straight cuts, long hems, short hems, side slits, no slits, whatever works for you. If paired right skirt brings in a lot of elegance and feminity to your wardrobe. 

Shoes

Nothing beats Sneakers and Fit Flops when it comes to footwear. Your shoes should not only be about style but also comfort and convenience and the Katter should come first. Those 4-inch high heel might look super-hot but it would be tough pushing your grocery cart when you are wearing that thing, and parties are going to be pretty toned down this summer, unfortunately. If you must wear heels, a pair or two of neutral kitten heels should suffice.

Bags

For years leather has ruled the bag market until canvas bags made an entry in late 2018. The trend slightly picked up in 2019, but many people were still reluctant to switch to an unconventional canvas bag when planning a casual outing. Then came 2020 and lives changed altogether. If you have not experimented with canvas bags yet, this is the best time to do so. Grab a canvas bag on your next grocery trip. They are cheap, practical, durable, and at the same time extremely trendy.

The Spring Guide to Men’s Shoes

If you’re like many others, you can’t wait for spring. Get ready now for the fast-approaching season when the snow melts, and you can wear an expanded selection of footwear for both indoor and outdoor events. Whether your go-to activity is jogging, golf, softball or backyard barbecues, Asics Gel Kayano mens shoes have a range of styles to suit your needs. Here’s a look at a variety of new footwear that will take you everywhere you want to go this spring.

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7 Inspiring Blazers to Try Out This Year



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The blazer is a jacket that has grown in many styles and is now worn on many occasions. The fashionistas, fashion bloggers have made blazer outfits trend more by wearing them and showing their pro styling tips to fashion lovers. The blazer is a perfect jacket that helps pull a look together and you can blend it with literally anything. Therefore, get out of your blazer comfort zone and start blending it with other garbs outside the office. Blend in with the blazer trend and avoid missing out on looking sporty and chic at the same time. Here are some inspiring blazer outfits to try this year to get a new look. Continue reading “7 Inspiring Blazers to Try Out This Year” »